They were unlikely soldiers.
The small band of middle-aged art experts, artists, educators and architects who signed up during World War II to join President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s program to protect and secure European art treasures were on a mission to find the paintings, sculptures and other cultural touchstones stolen by the Nazis for their art-obsessed Führer.
U.S. Rep. Kay Granger, R-Fort Worth, introduced a bill recently to honor the “Monuments Men” of World War II with the Congressional Gold Medal for rescuing art from the Nazis.
Wherever there is pain and suffering, there should be people of God, said Bob Roberts, senior pastor of NorthWood Church.
With that in mind, the progressive Keller church recently established a campus in downtown Fort Worth.
Cmdr. Warren Cupps wears his Fort Worth cowboy boots and a Stetson hat on the bridge of “the best ship on the water.”
“There’s no doubt in my mind that the USS Fort Worth will be successful, because the sailors manning LCS ships are the best the Navy has got,” Cupps said.
Congressional representatives Kay Granger and Roger Williams applauded the House vote Friday that will keep the federal government operating for now while defunding Obamacare, the president’s controversial national health care law.
Granger, R-Fort Worth, whose 12th Texas District includes Parker County, said the country cannot afford a government shutdown.
Each passing month, the United States falls dangerously behind in preparation to meet increasing global threats, warns U.S. Rep. Kay Granger from Texas.
When it comes to current or former occupations of state and federal lawmakers, that of insurance producer is not one of the most commonly listed, but perhaps it should be.
U.S. Rep. Kay Granger wants to keep budget cutting in Washington from cutting jobs in Fort Worth.
The veteran congresswoman echoed her commitment to local jobs Thursday in a visit to AVX Aircraft Co., a local aerospace startup. She called North Texas defense contractors “our lifeblood” for economic prosperity.
On Monday, the FBI announced a national sweep that resulted in the arrest of 159 pimps and the recovery of 105 children who were being victimized through prostitution.
The FBI reported that four Texas divisions were able to rescue 5 juveniles and arrest 7 pimps through Operation Cross Country.
Congresswoman Kay Granger, Texas-12, recently issued the following statement after joining Rep. Kevin Brady, Texas-8, as a co-sponsor on the Death Tax Repeal Act of 2013.